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WHAT IS GLAUCOMA ?
TYPES OF GLAUCOMA
OPEN-ANGLE GLAUCOMA (OAG)
Open-angle glaucoma (OAG) is the worlds second largest cause of blindness. In open-angle glaucoma, the optic nerve is gradually impaired, generally causing gradual loss of vision. Both eyes can be affected simultaneously, although one might be affected more than the other. At times, much of your eyesight can be affected before you observe a change.
CLOSED-ANGLE GLAUCOMA (CAG)
In closed-angle glaucoma(CAG), the colored portion of the eye i.e. iris and the lens block the movement of fluid between the chambers of the eye, triggering pressure to build up and the iris to push on the drainage system (trabecular meshwork) of the eye. It might cause unexpected hazy vision with pain and redness, typically in one eye first; symptoms might also include nausea and vomiting. A related type, acute closed-angle glaucoma, is often an emergency scenario and needs instantaneous medical care to prevent perpetual impairment to the eye.
Congenital glaucoma is a rare type of glaucoma that is present in some babies at birth. Glaucoma that develops during the first few months of life is called infantile glaucoma. Babies with congenital or infantile glaucoma generally have cloudy eyes that are sensitive to light and have unwarranted tearing. Symptoms might not develop until 6 months to 1 year after birth. If the issue is not identified early and treated, the child might have severe vision loss and might go blind.
GLAUCOMA SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS?
- Sudden eye pain
- Blurred vision
- Appearance of halos around lights.
Early detection and treatment will usually prevent further damage by glaucoma. Much can be done to help you use your remaining vision as fully as possible. Although damage already done cannot be repaired, with early diagnosis and careful regular observation and treatment, damage can usually be kept to a minimum, and good vision can be enjoyed indefinitely. Apart from offering medical management and laser treatment for glaucoma, The Sight Avenue is best hospital for glaucoma Treatments in Delhi, India.
- Professional Experience
- Over 1000 happy patients
- Advanced Laser Treatments
- Specialist Team
- World Class Diagnostic Set Up
POST TREATMENT CARE
e/d antibiotics 1 month
e/d steroids 6 week- 8 week
e/d cycloplegic 2 week
Tab pain killer sos
- Use dark glasses for a month to prevent from dust & trauma
- Proper hygiene/ Cleaning of eye has to be maintained
- Do not splash water directly in eye for a month
- Frequent visit is needed post surgery, initially for a month, later on visits can be reduced or duration can be a increased
- Proper and adequate instillation of drops as advised
- After 1 day
- After 1 week
GLAUCOMA TREATMENT IN DELHI
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